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How to Use Powerful Details to Create Strong Essays

By - Oct 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

To really draw your readers into your goal-focused essay, you’re going to want to lay the scene for your future accomplishments. After all, what better way to convince the adcom of your ambitions than to illustrate them in your essay? First, identify your goal. When you begin...

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Life at Yale SOM, Google Internship & the Importance of Diversity

By - Oct 16, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students navigate their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Dan, a Yale SOM student with a background in engineering. Dan, thank you for sharing your story with us! I understand your undergraduate degree...

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London Business School Master’s in Management (MiM) Essay Questions, Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Oct 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The London Business School Master’s in Management application essay questions indicate that the adcom values applicants who, at an early stage in their careers, already have self-understanding and the ability to reflect and self-critique. Why? For people who are just starting their careers and don’t yet have...

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Emory Goizueta Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Oct 11, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Taken together, these essay questions cover a lot of ground: your professional path and plans, your alignment with the program’s core values, and your interpersonal and communication responsiveness. Moreover, this vast ground is covered in few words – the written essays are short, requiring tough decisions...

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Harvard Kennedy School MPP & MPA2 Application Essay Tips [2019 – 2020]

By - Oct 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications. HKS seeks well-rounded master’s students – people with proven academic success, strong leadership and career potential, and “commitment to advancing the public interest” (quoting the dean). The school also wants the student body to be...

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Are You Ready to Apply to Chicago Booth?

By - Oct 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s time to get serious about your MBA application plans. Will you be at your top-choice school next fall? Or will you be wishing you’d worked harder on your applications…and preparing for another attempt? Applying to an elite program like Chicago Booth — which is one...

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Harvard Business School Class of 2021 Profile

By - Oct 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at HBS’s Class of 2021 taken from the Harvard Business School website: Number of applications: 9,228Enrolled: 938Countries represented: 71United States: 63%Asia: 14%Europe: 9%Mexico, Central & South America: 5%Canada: 4%Africa: 2%Middle East: 2%Oceania: 1%Women: 43%International: 37%US ethnic minorities: 27%Average GPA: 3.70Average years work experience: 4.7Percent of class taking GMAT: 80%Verbal range: 31-51Quantitative range: 38-51Total...

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How to Launch Your Career in High Tech Product Management [Episode 332]

By - Oct 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Kenton Kivestu, CEO of RocketBlocks [Show Summary] Kenton Kivestu is CEO of RocketBlocks, a firm that provides tools to help you prepare for and nail your Product Manager interviews at high tech firms. In today’s episode, he and Linda discuss the unique challenges of breaking...

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The Art of Interviewing—Are You a “Can” or a “Cannot”?

By - Oct 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

“I am doomed… This is a disaster… I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PhD student. I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with...

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Wharton Expands Early Admissions Program to Non-Penn Students

By - Oct 4, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Students who are not currently studying at the University of Pennsylvania will now be eligible for Wharton School’s deferred admissions program, MBA Advance Access Program. The MBA Advance Access Program joins University of Pennsylvania’s Moelis Advance Access Program for University of Pennsylvania undergrads and the MBA...

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